VFP Ink Technologies showcase at Labelexpo Europe 2019

With VFP’s new smart label product, the consumer will be able to interact with the product before opening or purchasing it. Smart labels are an opportunity for brands to create a unique user experience. 

VFP Ink Technologies offers products that create smart labels and activate through...

Using three bags of coffee with three different label designs, the experiment will show visitors which out of the three is the ‘best seller’ in the market.

The cloud-based application enables track and trace capability for labels and is designed to help brand owners bring labels and packaging online.

Jeroen Van Bauwel, director of product management at Xeikon, said: ‘More and more brands want to say “we are providing the authentic product”....

Avery Dennison's new On-metal RFID tag

Radio-frequency identification technology and near-field communications are just two of the technologies that will be on display in Avery Dennison’s Store of the Future, part of ‘A Connected World’, one of four areas of its stand 5A31.

‘We are creating an interactive environment in which...

Accurate handling of spot colors is a challenging factor in color management for packaging printing

The label and packaging printing industry is moving with incredible speed. Customers are asking for more flexibility, high quality results and comparable prices all at once. 

Short-run production, constantly changing content, more variations and on-demand re-prints are nowadays the...

IST Metz management, L-R: Holger Kühn, Christian-Marius Metz and Dr Robert Sänger

Over the last four decades, this has been exploded to cover multiple graphic arts applications, from conventional narrow web printing and metal decorating to sheet-fed offset and UV inkjet printing, as well as other industrial applications and more niche markets such as water treatment. 

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Avery Dennison unveils RFID Experience Center in China

The new Avery Dennison interactive facility is located at its plant facility in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province. The I.Lab demonstrates how smart labels can bring any item to digital...

Figure 1: Formation of a repeat by stitching stripe images together

There are currently between 1,800 and 2,000 matrix-type inspection cameras in the field, with users benefiting from their relatively low cost and compact footprint. But does this technology really have the potential to replace premium line scan cameras systems? This question is addressed in the...

Mineral Fusion used NFC labels to connect with consumers

Smart packaging can track inventory, it can prevent losses, it can detect food spoilage, it can authenticate wine, it can tell users when to take medicines, it can offer coupons and promotions, it can play games, it can engage and delight, and it can even talk back.

Brands are turning to...

The DataLase Case Coding Solution is a method of applying variable information onto corrugated boxes

The DataLase Case Coding Solution is a method of applying variable information onto corrugated boxes, including shipping information, barcodes, date and lot codes and sequential batch numbers. It combines laser technology with color change pigments to create high resolution, high contrast print...

Andy Thomas on what to expect at the Labelexpo Europe 2019 in Brussels

Flexo press automation and embedding presses into factory-wide management systems is a key trend, while MIS suppliers launch ‘intelligent’ tool selection and sequencing systems. 

Hybrid press technology will be another key trend at the show, with the emphasis moving towards making digital...

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